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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis. 

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Student Voice
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

The Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:

Alumni Profile: Jennifer Lee, PhD, is Global Hope Network International’s National Director for Indonesia

Alumni Honors: Doris Browne, MD, MPH and Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, MPH were recognized for their service to the community

Read the full publication: https://prezi.com/nzosrynd45ci/view

Events

To view the full event timeline, please click here: http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/events

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on August 27, 2015

Dr. Ondine von Ehrenstein has been appointed Associate Director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America

Posted on July 15, 2015

Alumna Jennifer Jee-Lyn Garcia (PhD 14) and PhD candidate Mienah Zulfacar Sharif co-authored the article “Black Lives Matter: A Commentary on Racism and Public Health” featured in the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.